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Voices of African Photography is a 10-part series presented in partnership with the African Photojournalism Database, a joint project of Everyday Africa and World Press Photo, to highlight the work of 10 African photographers and photojournalists.

From the series Encounters. (Francis Kokoroko.

Photographer Scott Brennan's six-year project chronicles the effort of two indigenous towns in Mexico to achieve autonomy from the government.

(Scott Brennan)

Many of these young women and men were born in conflict but "life is happening as just about anywhere else in the world.”

(Esther Ruth Mbabazi)

Photographer Maja Daniels explores her connections to a rural Swedish community.

(Maja Daniels/MACK)

A photographer takes a closer look at the Druze culture in Israel.

(Elijah Hurwitz)

After moving to the UK, photographer Alejandra Carles-Torla documented a group of the 18th century English author's fans.

(Alejandra Carles-Tolra)

After taking an absence from photography, a living legend returns with his latest book.

(Alec Soth/Magnum Photos/Courtesy of MACK)

Photographer Misha Friedman says that his study of Ukrainian prisons is about the traces that a society leaves behind.

(Misha Friedman)

Photographer Javier Alvarez documents the life of Brazilian squatters.

(Javier Alvarez)

Stanislava Novgorodtseva has been observing Crimea transform since her childhood.

(Stanislava Novgorodtseva)

Toby Binder has been photographing the life of teenagers in the United Kingdom for more than 10 years. Having worked in Britain and Scotland, it was the Brexit referendum that focused his lens on Belfast.

(Toby Binder)

After forming an unlikely friendship, photographer Chantal Heijnen spends years photographing a man she and her husband lived with.

(Chantal Heijnen)

Vincent Fournier's new book Space Utopia is full of dreamy images that explore human exploration of space. The collection of photographs, made from 2007 to 2017, show space centers and artifacts that were imperative to early trips beyond Earth's atmosphere as well as current progress towards journeys to Mars.

Photographer Dimitri Mellos documents the colorful vibrancy of New York's Chinatown.

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(Dimitri Mellos)

Gonzalo Pardo comes across a Sunday ritual in Santa Cruz de la Sierra that moves his spirit and captures his lens.

(Gonzalo Pardo)

Graciela Iturbide’s exhibition at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts is called “Graciela Iturbide’s Mexico,” suggesting that what we ought to see in her pictures is a coherent way of interpreting a misunderstood nation.

(Graciela Iturbide/ Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Magnum photographer Alex Majoli's eight-year global odyssey

Alex Majoli/Courtesy the artist and MACK.

Last Fall, The Washington Post partnered with Visura in an open call for submissions of photo essays. The Post selected five winners and 3 honorable mentions out of almost 300 submissions. We are presenting one of the winners today here on In Sight — Johanna Warwick and her work “Between the Ground & Sky.”

(Johanna Warwick)

Matthew Genitempo's photographic life took him into the Piney Woods of Texas and led him to the hills of the Ozark range, where he chronicled a remote way of life.

(Matthew Genitempo/Twin Palms Publishers)

Photographer Jack Dykinga's photos of the Aurora Borealis.

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(Jack Dykinga)

Viktor Khabarov, a major in the Soviet military, worked among the troops as a photographer.

(Photo by Viktor Khabarov)
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